Torpey Family History

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Torpey Name Meaning

Irish: reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Tarpaigh (see Tarpey).

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Torpy, Tarpey, Torney, Tormey, Dorney, Toohey, Toomey, Towey, Morey

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Torpey Family Origin

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Torpey Family Occupations

What did your Torpey ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Morrocco Finisher were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Torpey. The most common Torpey occupation in the USA was Farmer. 19% of Torpey's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Torpey family was Asst Teacher.

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  • Farmer

    19%
  • Laborer

    15%
  • Morrocco Finisher

    4%
  • Asst Teacher

    2%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Torpey ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Torpey Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Torpey. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Torpey census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Torpey. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Torpey. For the veterans among your Torpey ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Torpey Life Expectancy

What is the average Torpey lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Torpey life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Torpey in 1944 was 30, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Torpey

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Torpey ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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